Project Shapeshift

A strategic initiative that reimagines the Druid experience in a cloud-first, developer-centric world.

Bringing Modern Analytics Applications to Every Business

Over the next twelve months, Imply will announce major capabilities designed to tackle and solve the most pressing issues that organizations face when building analytics applications.


Gian Merlino, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, Imply

Unveiled at Druid Summit 2021

Gian Merlino, CTO and Co-Founder of Imply unveiled Project Shapeshift, a project that will radically simplify the Druid experience and extend the architecture to become an end-to-end solution for powering modern analytics applications.

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We are now at an inflection point with the adoption of Apache Druid, at the cusp of every organization realizing the new ability – and thus new competitive imperative – to build modern analytics applications.  It’s now time to take the Druid experience to the next level.

Fangjin Yang – CEO and Co-Founder of Imply

Innovation Spotlight

Extending the powerful, yet simple SQL API

Imply will be extending the SQL API to simplify developer cycles, while retaining the core power of Apache Druid, making Imply the most developer-friendly database for analytics applications.

Introducing a multi-stage decoupled query layer

Imply will be undertaking a substantial architectural expansion, built on top of Apache Druid, to enable more flexibility and analytics capabilities for applications.   For developers and architects, Imply’s new integrated architecture will uniquely enable them to support all of their analytics requirements for their applications in one platform.

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